Leonardo da Vinci: “I have offended God and mankind because my work did not reach the quality it should have.”
What was her relationship to her famous documentarian—Leonardo da Vinci?
Near his body is a cipher with the digits of the Fibonacci sequence and amalgams referring to Leonardo da Vinci and his Mona Lisa.
Leonardo da Vinci once said that “the smallest feline is a masterpiece.”
I recently came across the information that Leonardo da Vinci owned 118 books, quite a number for the 16th century.
This man studied the works of Leonardo da Vinci, and became distinguished for boldness of design and richness of color.
In all the history of art there is no more fascinating story than that relating to this great picture by Leonardo da Vinci.
The subtle grace and delight of this last seem not uncertainly to suggest the strange and lovely work of Leonardo da Vinci.
This could hardly have been serious, but a sheet of drawings by Leonardo da Vinci shows some very extraordinary forms.
Of this class Leonardo da Vinci is the most illustrious example.
|Leonardo da Vinci |
Italian artist, scientist, and inventor whose scientific insights were far ahead of their time. He investigated anatomy, geology, botany, hydraulics, optics, mathematics, meteorology, and mechanics. He also drew up designs for the first workable helicopter, parachute, and bicycle, all of which were eventually constructed centuries after his death using modern materials and technology.
An Italian artist, scientist, and inventor of the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. His wide range of interests and abilities makes him a grand example of a “Renaissance man.” Leonardo painted the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. His drawings include brilliant studies of the human body and of natural objects. Some of his sketches anticipate modern inventions such as the airplane and the tank.